Dr. Mingcan Wu

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Dr. Mingcan Wu
Postdoctoral Researcher
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mcwu@hainanu.edu.cn

Educational Background

2008.9-2012.6  Jimei University, Aquaculture, B.D.

2012.9-2015.6  Guangxi University, Aquaculture, M.D.   

2015.9-2019.6  Xiamen University, Marine biology, Doc.

 

Research Experience

2019.6-2021.4   Shenzhen University Postdoctoral Researcher

2021.5-Now     Hainan University  Postdoctoral Researcher

 

Research Interests

Algae biology and biotechnology. The research content involves the physiology, biochemistry and molecular cell biology of algae, mainly including 1) microalgae anti-stress biology; 2) microalgae cultivation and harvesting biotechnology; 3) the mechanism of microalgae metabolites to improve the immunity of aquatic animals.

 

Publications in the past five years (# equal contributor)

  1.   Mingcan Wu, Hu Zhang, Wenchao Sun, Yanhua Li, Qiang Hu, Hantao Zhou, Danxiang Han,           Metabolic plasticity of the starchless mutant of Chlorella sorokiniana and mechanisms underlying its enhanced lipid production revealed by comparative metabolomics analysis. Algal Research, 2019, 42: 101587. 10.1016/j.algal.2019.101587.
  2.   Mingcan Wu, Jing Li, Huan Qin, Anping Lei, Hui Zhu, Zhangli Hu, Jiangxin Wang. Pre-concentration of microalga Euglena gracilis by alkalescent pH treatment and flocculation mechanism of Ca3(PO4)2, Mg3(PO4)2, and derivatives. Biotechnology for Biofuels, 2020, 13:1-13. 10.1186/s13068-020-01734-8.
  3.   Mingcan Wu, Rongfang Zhu, Jiayang Lu, Anping Lei, Hui Zhu, Zhangli Hu, Jiangxin Wang. Effects of different abiotic stresses on carotenoid and fatty acid metabolism in the green microalga Dunaliella salina Y6. Annals of Microbiology, 2020.70(1):1-9. 10.1186/s13213-020-01588-3.
  4.  Mingcan Wu#, Zhenfan Chen#, Jiayi He#, Jiangxin Wang. Chapter 8 - Astaxanthin-biological production and regulation for enhanced yields, Editor(s): Gokare A. Ravishankar, Ambati Ranga Rao, Global Perspectives on Astaxanthin, Academic Press, Book, 2021, 10.1016/B978-0-12-823304-7.00001-5. Pages 131-149.
  5.   Mingcan Wu, Jing Li, Huan Qin, Anping Lei, Hui Zhu, Zhangli Hu, Jiangxin Wang. Water reuse and growth inhibition mechanisms for cultivation of microalga Euglena gracilis. Biotechnology for Biofuels, 2021.5. 10.1186/s13068-021-01980-4. (Accpeted)
  6.   Mingcan Wu, Huan Qin, Jiuqi Deng, Yongqi Liu, Anping Lei, Hui Zhu, Zhangli Hu, Jiangxin Wang. Novel pilot-scale fermentation mode of microalga Euglena gracilis enhances the production of biomass and paramylon (β-1, 3-glucan). Journal of Cleaner Production, 2021.8. (in revison)
  7.   Mingcan Wu, Huan Qin, Anping Lei, Hui Zhu, Zhangli Hu, Jiangxin Wang. Environmental pH is down by microalga Euglena gracilis’ secretion that acids-like metabolites under photoautotrophic conditions, 2021.12. (Under review)
  8.  Hu Zhang, Liang Zhao, Yi Chen, Mianmian Zhu, Quan Xu, Mingcan Wu, Danxiang Han, Qiang Hu. Trophic transition enhanced biomass and lipid production of the unicellular green alga Scenedesmus acuminatus. Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology, 2021.9:342. doi: 10.3389/fbioe.2021.638726.
  9.  Qingqing Guo#, Decheng Bi#, Mingcan Wu, Boming Yu, Lang Hu, Liu Chenchen,Gu Liang, Hui Zhu, Anping Lei, Xu Xu, Jiangxin Wang. Immune activation of murine RAW264.7 macrophages by sonicated and alkalized paramylon from Euglena gracilis. BMC Microbiology, 2020. 20(1): 171. 10.1186/s12866-020-01782-y.
  10.  Xueping Wu, Mingcan Wu, Ying Pan. Microsatellite records for volume 7, issue 4. Conservation Genetics Resources, 2016, 8(1): 85-87. 10.1007/s12686-015-0493-8. 
  11.  Mingcan Wu , Li Zhang, Ying, Pan, Guanghua, Huang, Yongmei, Li, Xueming Yang. Ultrastructure of oogenesis and vitellogenesis of sea cucumber Holothuria scabra. Journal of Tropical Oceanography, 2015, 34(03): 68-74. (Chinese)
  12.  Xueming Yang, Mingcan Wu, Li Zhang, Jianbin Li, Fuyan Chen, Ying Pan. Annual change of gonadal development in Holothuria scabra from Hainan Island. Journal of Southern Agriculture, 2015, 46(06):1117-1122. (Chinese)
  13.  Wuqi Liang, Long Tang, Mingcan Wu, Jianchao Pang, Shanchong Feng, Zupeng Lai, Zhuhai Zuo, Xiuyun Huang, Tiantian Tang, Ying Pan. Study on industrialized breeding and culture technology of perinereis aibuhitensis, 2014(02):103-109. (Chinese)

 

Patent

1.   Danxiang Han, Mingcan Wu, Wenchao Sun. Synthetic starch-deficient mutant strain of Chlorella sorokinensis and its application. 2017. Application number: CN107118968-A (application).

2.   Danxiang Han, Wenchao Sun, Mingcan Wu. Synthetic starch-deficient mutant strain of Scenedesmus acuminata and its application. 2017. Application number: CN107354147-A (application).

3.  Jiangxin Wang, Mingcan Wu, Jing Li. An Euglena culture medium and its application. 2021. Patent number: 202010169960.6 (authorized).

 

Personal webpage:

ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0762-4935 https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Mingcan-Wu

 

Contact Details:

Room 616, Single-cell BioEnginerring Group (SCBE), State Key Laboratory of Marine Resources Utilization of the South China Sea, Hainan University, 58 Renmin Avenue, Haikou City, Hainan P.R. China